This Independence Day, America’s beverage companies are celebrating the communities we serve from coast to coast that make up this great country. As an industry that employs nearly 253,000 people and has a direct economic impact of more than 182 billion, our employees are dedicated to serving the communities in which they live, work and play. And on Independence Day, and everyday, we are proud to be American companies making American products with American workers in America's hometowns.